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Post-2015 Migration Goal

Michael Clemens shares his excitement that the draft post-2015 development goals include migration. He has ideas to make it even better.

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Deliberative Polling for Climate Action

Deliberative Polling shows what people think of an issue after really thinking about it. Lawrence MacDonald proposes it as a catalyst for better climate policy.

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Whither USAID Innovation?

USAID’s Global Development Lab has been quiet since its April launch. Former chief scientist Alex Dehgan speaks frankly with Casey Dunning about its struggles.

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Donors Must Act Now against Ebola

Drawing on lessons from the early HIV response, Mead Over calls on donors to  mobilize emergency task forces for the protection of health workers.

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Focus Needed for Post-2015

The latest Sustainable Development Goals have 17 goals and 169 targets. Ambition's not lacking, but focus is. Charles Kenny and Casey Dunning ask what’s the point.

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World Bank PforR Anatomy

What makes a results-based operation tick? Alan Gelb and Nabil Hashmi dissect the World Bank’s Program for Results.

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REDD+ Made Us Visible

CGD's Frances Seymour and Mina Setra, an indigenous peoples’ leader in Indonesia, tell how forest protection efforts have given voice to forest dwellers.

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US-Africa Summit

CGD looks back on the first-ever US-Africa Leaders Summit — and asks what’s next.

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Stuck in the '90s

Much has changed since the 1990s; shouldn’t classifications of developing countries change too? New working paper by Andy Sumner explains.

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Text-Ed

Mobile-phone education programs are on the rise worldwide. Jenny Aker and co-authors put one to the test in a CGD working paper. 

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